A PLASTIC OCEAN

Single screening only, 19 November 3:15 PM, supporting Kaipara Cares Eco Week.

Entry will be a koha and the individually unique ‘BYO BAG DARGAVILLE‘ bags will be on sale at the cinema.

Documentary
Rating: Exempt
102mins
Hong Kong

 

Director-journalist Craig Leeson teams up with free diver Tanya Streeter and a team of researchers to explore the fragile state of our oceans.

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LET ME GO

LET ME GO
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Drama
101mins
Rating: M Offensive language
UK, Austria

 

Drama based on the memoir of Helga Schneider, a woman whose mother abandoned her as a toddler to become a concentration camp guard at Auschwitz.

Set in 2000, Let Me Go explores the cumulative effect of Helga’s abandonment by her mother, Traudi, when she was just four years old. When Helga receives news that Traudi is nearing death, it is with her granddaughter Emily that Helga shares the truth. Emily volunteers to accompany her to Vienna to meet the great-grandmother she thought was dead, and experience the unraveling of the darkest of …

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MADAME

MADAME
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Comedy, Drama
91mins
Rating: M Offensive language, sexual references & nudity
France

 

Toni Collette, Harvey Keitel, Rossy de Palma and Michael Smiley lead this romantic comedy about an unexpected love affair that starts at dinner and spreads to the Paris streets.

“Anne (Collette) and Bob (Keitel), a wealthy, well-connected American couple, move into a manor in Paris. While preparing a luxurious dinner for sophisticated international friends, Anne discovers there are only 13 guests. So, she insists her loyal maid, Maria (Almodóvar regular Rossy de Palma; Julieta), disguise herself as a mysterious Spanish noblewoman to even out the numbers. Too much …

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MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS
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Crime, Drama, Mystery
113mins
Rating: M Adult themes
USA

 

Sir Kenneth Branagh adapts Agatha Christie’s 1934 mystery novel with an all-star cast including Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Willem Dafoe, Penélope Cruz, Daisy Ridley and Dame Judi Dench. Story follows renowned Belgian detective Hercule Poirot (Branagh) as he investigates the murder of a wealthy American traveling on the Orient Express, the world’s most luxurious train.

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TULIP FEVER

TULIP FEVER
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Drama, Romance
105mins
Rating: M Violence & sex scenes
UK, USA

Oscar winner Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl) leads this costume drama based on Deborah Moggach’s novel, adapted to the screen by Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love).

In 17th-century Amsterdam, a married woman (Vikander) feels trapped in a loveless marriage with her husband (Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained), and begins a passionate affair with an artist (Dane DeHaan, Chronicle) hired to paint her portrait. The lovers gamble on the booming market for tulip bulbs as a way to raise money and run away.

 

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WARU

WARU
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Drama, Festival & Independent
86mins
Rating: M Violence, offensive language, sex scenes & content that may disturb
New Zealand

Eight Māori female directors contribute a sequence to this feature which unfolds around the tangi of a boy who died at the hands of his caregiver.

“We see a single death through the differing lenses of the extended family, community, and in one sharp sequence, national media too. Waru weaves multiple reactions and offers a glimpse into the events which ensue upon the killing of a child and the conflict created among loved ones.” (RNZ/The Hui)

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NO ORDINARY SHEILA

NO ORDINARY SHEILA
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Documentary
98mins
Rating:G
New Zealand

 

Documentary on writer and illustrator Sheila Natusch, retracing a long life dedicated to sharing her love of New Zealand’s nature and history.

“Featuring beautiful historic footage of the lower South in the 30s and 40s, this film offers fascinating glimpses into life as one of few female students at Otago University, and covers Sheila’s friendship with Janet Frame and their subsequent and unsuccessful foray into teaching. Moving to Wellington in the 50s saw Sheila and husband Gerald Natusch take up residence in Owhiro Bay, while she took professional stints at the National Library and Correspondence …

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THOR: RAGNAROK

THOR: RAGNAROK
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Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Blockbuster
130mins
Rating: M Violence
USA

Note: For Thor: Ragnarok 3D movie times, please click here.

The third Thor film, infused with the trademark humour of director Taika Waititi (Hunt for the Wilderpeople). Follows Thor (Chris Hemsworth) as he attempts to stop the villainous Norse god of Death, Hela (Cate Blanchett), intent on conquering Asgard – and beyond.

Along the way, Thor will encounter familiar Marvel faces including Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) and his own wayward brother Loki (Tom Hiddleston), before finding himself on an alien gladiator planet ruled by Grandmaster (Jeff Goldblum), where Thor must square …

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